Full Time Job

Concept Artist, Weapons - Valorant

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 06-15-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Concept Artist, Weapons (Contractor) - VALORANT

As a Concept Artist at Riot you will bring environments and props to life. Drawing inspiration from as little as a napkin sketch or as much as a full-blown narrative concept, you will generate ideas and craft designs that are resonant, compelling and iconic. As a problem solver, first and foremost, you will help come up with visual solutions for game concepts

VALORANT is Riot's take on a character-based tactical shooter (for more info on VALORANT - click here!). As a Concept Artist on the VALORANT team, you will report to the Art Manager and will help create the handcrafted visual style of the project. Additionally, you will find the right balance between creating a beautiful world and its gameplay.

Responsibilities:
• Work with Team and Art Leads to ensure concept outputs meet bar
• Ensure all concepts meet constraints / requirements of game needs
• Craft detailed concept art and orthographs for 3D artists and animators to implement into working game assets
• Work within the Team to uphold cohesion and vision of art quality bar
• Provide outsource feedback and spec definition up to 25-30% of allocated time, through syncs with outsource managers, paintovers and remote calls

Required Qualifications:
• Professional experience creating stylized 2d artwork
• 2+ years experience creating 3d block models to support concept work
• Strong linework and rendering skills
• Experience concepting weapons for first person shooters

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience creating previs VFX concepts
• Ability to illustrate images used for promotional or in game art
• Experience with Unreal 4
• Experience creating 2d illustrated flipbooks

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpm4b9-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.